Nursing Assistant/Home Healthcare

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Industry certification, Secondary school diploma, Measurable skills gain

Method of Delivery

In Person

When offered

Daytime Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide. 513902


The Nursing Assistant/Home Healthcare Aide is a trained medical professional who can work in a variety of settings. This certificate
program is designed for students desiring training to become certified nursing assistants. This program prepares the student, upon
graduation, to sit for the Delaware State Nursing Assistant Certification Examination and for an entry-level position as a nursing
assistant. Students are required to participate in a clinical learning experience at an approved nursing facility under the supervision
of an instructor. Classroom instruction is provided in theory and practical skills including anatomy and physiology, cardiopulmonary
resuscitation, and professional career and development courses. Upon certification the successful candidate may seek entry-level
employment in one of the following positions: certified nursing assistant in a hospital setting assisted living facility, centers for the
developmentally disabled, retirement home, long-term care facility private home, and/or other skilled or unskilled nursing facility or
home healthcare company.


Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements

High School Diploma or Equivalent


Dawn Career Institute

WIOA Approved Program


Training Location(s)

252 Chapman Road

Local WIB

1 - Statewide

Name of Credential

CNA State Certification (Prometric)

Type of financial aid offered or have access to


Refund Policy

 A student wishing to withdraw should inform DCI in writing at least five (5) calendar days, but no more than thirty (30) calendar days, in advance of withdrawal.  For the full refund policy, please click our link above to access our school catalog.  

Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - Accrediting Commission of Career Schools/Colleges

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Books (Estimated)


Testing/Exam Fees

$115.00 Certified Nursing Assistant State Licensure

In-State/District Tuition


Other Fees

$44.00 Uniforms

Out-of-State/District Tuition


Supplies/Materials/Hand Tools (not included in tuition)

$129.00 Blood Pressure Cuff,Stethoscope, TB Test

Total In-State Program Cost


Total Out-of-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

31-1121.00Home Health Aides
$0.00 per hour
Required Certification: Certified Nursing Assistant
31-1131.00Nursing Assistants
$0.00 per hour
Required Certification: Certified Nursing Assistant

Provider Status



252 Chapman Road, Newark, Delaware 19702

Phone Number

(302) 273-3560

Fax Number

(302) 533-7673

Last Updated

Jun 15, 2023


Aug 22, 2018


Jul 01, 2024

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